Ali Gens

design staff | PORTLAND OFFICE

Ali attended Rhode Island School of Design where she received a Bachelor of Architecture (2011) and a BFA in Architecture (2010). She worked and studied under Pritzker Prize winning architect Wang Shu at Amateur Architecture Studio as part of her Master’s Degree (2015) from the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. While there she worked on large scale cultural, residential, landscape and commercial projects that utilized vernacular materials and construction methods. She returned to Portland, her hometown, in 2015 and started working at WPA in early 2016.